High risk course
TLILIC0010 - Licence to operate slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)


A licence to perform high risk work is required if workers use or operate high risk work equipment or plant. Licences are valid in every Australian state and territory, enabling workers to operate high risk equipment under consistent standards throughout Australia.

Training will be delivered to students in how to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up crane, transfer loads, mobile loads and shut down and secure the crane.

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a slewing mobile crane with a maximum rated capacity (MRC) up to 20 tonnes, in accordance with all relevant legislative responsibilities. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRWL licence to operate this plant.

  • Slewing mobile crane means a mobile crane incorporating a boom or jib that can be slewed, but does not include:
  • a front-end loader or
  • a backhoe or
  • an excavator or
  • other earth moving equipment, when configured for crane operation.

A person performing this work is required to hold a slewing mobile crane with an MRC up to 20 tonnes high risk work (HRW) licence.

This unit requires a person operating a slewing mobile crane with an MRC up to 20 tonnes to:

  • plan for the work/task
  • prepare for the work/task
  • perform work/task
  • pack up
  • Licensing/Regulatory Information

Legislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this unit of competency.

  • Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age as per the requirements of  NAI Guidelines for Persons Performing High Risk Work.
  • All Students must have basic English reading and writing skills to successfully complete this course, interpreters are not allowed to assist as per NAI Guidelines for Persons Performing High Risk Work.
  • Students who may require additional support are encouraged to inform WA Skills Training staff prior to commencing the course.
  • Must be able to provide 100 points of ID
  • Must hold a  HRWL for DG (this does not have to be a WA licence, you may use an interstate licence. International licences are not permitted)

3 day course

This training is delivered at our Welshpool and Bunbury Training Centres and onsite at the clients’ workplace by arrangement.

  • Knowledge
  • Written
  • Practical

This is a closed book assessment

Upon successful completion of this course you will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in accordance with our Issuance Policy and Procedure

You will also be issued with a Notice of Assessment (NOA). This is your interim licence from WorkSafe WA which will be valid for 60 days. Within the 60 days WA Skills Training will lodge your licence application to WorkSafe WA for them to issue your high risk licence.  Worksafe WA will  post your high risk licence to your address.

An application for a High Risk Work Licence (C2 – Slewing Mobile Crane up to 20 tonnes including) will be sent to WorkSafe WA for processing.

The price of this High Risk Work Licence course includes the WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence application fees and the photographs required.

WA Skills Training requires a minimum of 25% deposit to secure a booking, or you can choose to pay in full at the time of the booking. Payment can be made by credit card in person or over the phone, or via bank transfer. Final payment is required to be paid in full prior to course commencement.

Please refer to WA Skills Training Cancellation Policy available in the Student Handbook.

For more information please to CLICK HERE download the Student Handbook.